Examples of grande dame in a Sentence
the city's grandes dames still hold considerable sway in its cultural life
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Annette Bloch is one of Kansas City’s grande dames of philanthropy.
Comme Chez Soi: The historic grande dame of fine dining.
Both of these grande dames died peacefully last week.
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Origin and Etymology of grande dame
First Known Use: 1775See Words from the same year
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